Crash blocks SH1 near Sanson

Tractor and a trailer unit tip over

Last updated 07:32 20/02/2013
Sanson
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SCENE: Police at the scene of the crash near Sanson
Truck
Kathryn King
SCENE: The truck involved was full of timber, boxes of chips and toilet paper.

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A tractor and a trailer unit have tipped over, blocking the south-bound lane of State Highway 1 near Sanson.

Police said the driver of the tractor is not thought to have suffered any serious injuries.

The truck involved in the crash was carrying a full load of items including timber, boxes of chips and toilet paper.

The south-bound lane, about 1km south of Sanson, would be blocked blocked while a crane is brought in to lift the tractor and trailer off the road.

Motorists heading through the area may experience some delays while this is being cleared.

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- Manawatu Standard

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